Vice President of Advocacy and Policy
Jenny Yang is the Vice President of Advocacy and Policy at World Relief where she provides oversight for all advocacy initiatives and policy positions at World Relief, representing the organization’s advocacy priorities to the U.S. government and mobilizing churches on advocacy campaigns. She also served as Director of Advocacy and Policy at World Relief focusing on refugee protection, immigration, and human rights, and as a Senior Case Manager, focused on refugee processing and case management for World Relief’s refugee and immigration programs. Prior to World Relief, she worked at one of the largest political fundraising firms in Maryland managing fundraising and campaigning for local politicians. Jenny has researched refugee and asylum law in Madrid, Spain through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and is on an active deployment roster for UNHCR. She is also former chair of the Refugee Council USA (RCUSA) Africa Work Group which brought NGOs and government partners together on the protection of African refugees.
International Project (also World Team)
After working as an engineer for 10 years, Daniel Cho and his family moved to NYC to work among the unreached diaspora in New York City. He is now the director of a 10-month missionary training program focusing on reaching the unreached with an emphasis on Church Planting Movements. With over 52 unreached people groups (UPGs) in New York City alone, diaspora ministry here provides strategic opportunities in accomplishing the remaining task of spreading the gospel to all peoples. He and his team also work among international and foreign students to see simple churches planted in NYC and abroad.
Director of Diaspora Initiatives (also Nextmove)
John Baxter is the Director of Diaspora Initiatives for Converge, formerly the Baptist General Conference, helping missionaries and churches around the world with outreach to unengaged and unreached immigrant people groups. John is a Converge missionary, having served as professor of missions at the Cebu Graduate School of Theology, in Cebu City, Philippines. He is the International Catalyst for the Global Diaspora Network of the Lausanne Movement, and Director of NextMove, a ministry partnership between Converge and Frontier Ventures (formerly US Center for World Mission) which aids mission-sending agencies and denominations in effective engagement with migrating people groups (NextMove.net). He and his wife Jan have planted churches in both the US and the Philippines.
Hub Community Network
Nate Scholz is the author of Coffee & Orange Blossoms: 7 Years & 15 Days in Tyre, Lebanon. As a leader with the Hub Community Network, NextMove, Refugee Highway Partnership and Vision 5:9 Network, his vision is to see a people movement of workers among both the Muslim Diaspora in North America and Unengaged peoples abroad.
Senior Director of Global Mobilization and Strategic Initiatives
Serving at Camino Global, Voltaire focuses globally on identifying opportunities, developing partnerships, and directing processes for intercultural/multinational teams to serve together with Spanish speakers in missions. He also serves as the Missions Pastor for Biblical Community Church (Richardson, TX) and as the Vice Chair for the Ethnic America Network. Voltaire is a Generation 1.5 Filipino American who was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines and grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is married to Cristina (a 1st Generation Filipina American). They have three 2nd Generation daughters and currently live in Dallas, Texas. Voltaire is a graduate of Dallas Seminary and California Polytechnic University. He has served in many countries around the world and has been involved with training and evangelism. Along with his ministry experience, he has also worked in the Telecommunications Industry in Engineering, Marketing & Business Development, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Market Analysis for companies like AT&T (formerly SBC), Alcatel, and RHK.